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What’s The Job Of An Investment Manager?

An organization or person who is focused in making investments in portfolio of security on behalf of their clients is called an investment manager. And all of this is done in line with the investment objectives and the parameters set by the clients. Such professional may be in charge for the associated activities in proper management of the client’s portfolio, selling as well as buying securities on a day to day basis to tracking portfolio performance measurement, regulatory and client reporting as well as settlement of transactions.

Whether you believe it or not, an investment manager could range in size from 1 or 2 person offices to some big multidisciplinary companies with offices in multiple countries. The fees for such are generally based on percentage of the client AUM or Assets Under Management.

As an example, a person who has a 5 million dollar portfolio that is handled by investment manager who charges 1.5 percent per year is going to pay 75,000 in fees.

There are different types of investment manager and it is crucial for investors to have a good understanding of each. CFPs or Certified Financial Planners usually develop a holistic financial plan for investors which take info like future cash needs, expense and income into consideration. Basically, it is a relatively broad term to use Financial Advisor or FA but this often refers to stockbrokers. Portfolio managers or PM are directly investing the investor’s capital with the goal of providing high returns of investment.

Investors must determine what type of investment manager they need, which depends likely on what stage of financial planning procedure they are in. It is essential that you do a background check of professional regulatory qualification of the investment manager, review any complaints that were filed before and ensure that the manager has skills and experience required. Investment managers should be easy to contact to and taking specific needs of their clients into account. As financial needs are so dynamic, investors should feel more comfortable in reaching out to their investment manager at short notice because this is the only way that service could be customized according to their needs.

The performance of the investment manager must be evaluated and reviewed. In an effort to determine the performance of investment manager in different market environments, it is critical for the investors to assess at least 5 years of their investment returns. When planning to hire a manager to handle your investments and other assets, the fee structures should be considered too.

Of course, caution have to be exercised all the time to avoid unnecessary things or any troubles while working with the investment manager.